George Mason: Know Your Dirt – Basics of Understanding Your Project Site

The Mason Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship presents skills workshops taught by local real estate experts.

For real estate professionals investing in and developing real estate projects, evaluating the dirt underneath is as important as the structure built on it. You will learn how to get a basic understanding about your project site such as topography, wetlands, drainage and environmental conditions; how to read and understand information from a soil report; how to resolve environmental issues; and more.

Date: March 19, 2020



Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: George Mason University, Arlington Campus, Van Metre Hall
3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
Fee: $100*
Registration: Registration Now Closed
For more information, please contact:
Name: Eric Maribojoc
Email: [email protected]

*Mason MRED Student/Alumni, please contact Eric Maribojoc at [email protected] for a discount.


About the Lecturers: ECS Mid-Atlantic staff

ECS is an employee-owned consulting engineering firm with offices spread throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Southeastern United States with expertise in geotechnical engineering, environmental services, construction materials testing and facilities consulting.

James D. Succop, P.G., Principal/Subsidiary Director of Environmental Services
James D. Succop has more than 30 years of experience in environmental consulting services. He is a Principal of the firm and currently serves as the Subsidiary Director of Environmental Services. Mr. Succop’s professional expertise is largely focused on redevelopment of brownfields properties in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Scott S. Stannard, P.E., Principal Engineer/Assistant Branch Manager
Mr. Stannard has more than 16 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing, currently overseeing a staff of over 250 people. He has worked on more than 1,500 projects, including geotechnical, materials testing, support of excavation, instrumentation monitoring and temporary/permanent drainage projects, to name a few, including work in every market sector in the DC Metro area.




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